2018 Olympic Venue

Jeongseon, South Korea

Objectives and Solutions

SMI is proud to have been selected as the exclusive snowmaking company of the Jeongseon Alpine Olympic venue, marking our seventh Olympic partnership to date.

The Jeongseon Alpine Center in the Gangwon Province in the Republic of South Korea was the host of the 2018 men’s and women’s alpine speed events of Downhill, Super-G and Downhill Combined Olympic Events.

SMI Snowflake


The Jeongseon system features a fiber-optic backbone. This provides fast and reliable communications to each of the hardwired pods and portable radio snowguns to be interconnected in real-time.

SMI Snowflake


The entire snowmaking system is controlled by SMI’s SmartSnow™ Automation software. The company’s local partner R&R Trading assisted with the project. 

SMI Snowflake


There are a total of 100 fully automated Super PoleCat Snowmakers, mounted on towers and carriages, allowing snow production in all areas. 10 mobile Kid PoleCats are also available for portable use around the mountain.